The Resource A long way from home, Peter Carey

A long way from home, Peter Carey

Label
A long way from home
Title
A long way from home
Statement of responsibility
Peter Carey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in south eastern Australia. Together they enter the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the ancient continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive. With them is their lanky fair-haired navigator, Willie Bachhuber, a quiz show champion and failed school teacher who calls the turns and creeks crossings on a map that will remove them, without warning, from the white Australia they all know so well. This is a thrilling high speed story that starts in one way, and then takes you some place else. It is often funny, more so as the world gets stranger, and always a page-turner even as you learn a history these characters never knew themselves. Set in the 1950s, this a world every American will recognize: black, white, who we are, how we got here, and what we did to each other along the way
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
A long way from home, Peter Carey
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A long way from home, Peter Carey
Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn994198065
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
359 pages
Isbn
9780143789338
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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